Nature Reviews Materials

(The median citation count of Nature Reviews Materials is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Designing solid-state electrolytes for safe, energy-dense batteries907
Achieving high energy density and high power density with pseudocapacitive materials904
Lipid nanoparticles for mRNA delivery773
High-entropy ceramics688
Minimizing non-radiative recombination losses in perovskite solar cells651
Materials design for bone-tissue engineering615
Materials for solar-powered water evaporation603
The stiffness of living tissues and its implications for tissue engineering593
Room-temperature phosphorescence from organic aggregates566
Chemical recycling to monomer for an ideal, circular polymer economy535
Resistive switching materials for information processing533
Self-healing polymers523
Understanding interface stability in solid-state batteries517
Hydrogel microparticles for biomedical applications485
Molecular magnetism: from chemical design to spin control in molecules, materials and devices478
Scalable fabrication and coating methods for perovskite solar cells and solar modules477
Structure–property–function relationships of natural and engineered wood466
Synthetic alternatives to Matrigel370
Chiral-perovskite optoelectronics343
Engineering organoids336
Design of biodegradable, implantable devices towards clinical translation336
Fundamentals, status and promise of sodium-based batteries331
Multifunctional materials for implantable and wearable photonic healthcare devices323
Flat optics with dispersion-engineered metasurfaces323
Engineered biomaterials for in situ tissue regeneration317
Bioplastics for a circular economy294
Charge-transfer materials for electrochemical water desalination, ion separation and the recovery of elements286
Mechanical properties and deformation mechanisms of gradient nanostructured metals and alloys270
Tailoring inorganic–polymer composites for the mass production of solid-state batteries267
Polymer photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical energy conversion266
Theory-guided design of catalytic materials using scaling relationships and reactivity descriptors265
Solid-state nanopore sensors254
2D materials for quantum information science252
Targeted drug delivery strategies for precision medicines247
Flame-retardant surface treatments242
Design strategies for nonaqueous multivalent-ion and monovalent-ion battery anodes230
Materials for oral delivery of proteins and peptides216
Charge-transfer electronic states in organic solar cells203
Engineered materials for organoid systems202
A materials-science perspective on tackling COVID-19194
Deep neural networks for the evaluation and design of photonic devices192
Artificial channels for confined mass transport at the sub-nanometre scale190
Nonreciprocity in acoustic and elastic materials189
Near-zero-index materials for photonics185
Non-metallic charge carriers for aqueous batteries184
Nanofluidics for osmotic energy conversion183
Polarons in materials182
Kinetic stability of metal–organic frameworks for corrosive and coordinating gas capture177
Metallurgy, mechanistic models and machine learning in metal printing175
Production routes to tailor the performance of cellulose nanocrystals174
The surface of halide perovskites from nano to bulk174
Transforming heat transfer with thermal metamaterials and devices173
Electrode material–ionic liquid coupling for electrochemical energy storage173
Single-micelle-directed synthesis of mesoporous materials171
Risk assessment of microplastic particles166
The marvels of moiré materials165
The global rise of 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic164
Molecular imaging and disease theranostics with renal-clearable optical agents163
Synthetic amorphous silica nanoparticles: toxicity, biomedical and environmental implications163
Overcoming the translational barriers of tissue adhesives154
Soft actuators for real-world applications153
Bio-based polymers with performance-advantaged properties152
Multifunctional biomolecule nanostructures for cancer therapy150
Confining isolated atoms and clusters in crystalline porous materials for catalysis147
Materials design by synthetic biology143
Gas diffusion electrodes and membranes for CO2 reduction electrolysers143
From bulk to molecularly thin hybrid perovskites142
The passivity of lithium electrodes in liquid electrolytes for secondary batteries142
Electrical doping in halide perovskites139
Machine learning for alloys139
Phase transitions in 2D materials139
The germanium quantum information route137
Analogue computing with metamaterials137
Functional nanoparticles through π-conjugated polymer self-assembly137
Colloidal quantum dot lasers130
Quantum guidelines for solid-state spin defects126
Nanoparticle synthesis assisted by machine learning123
End-to-end design of wearable sensors123
Synthesis and alignment of liquid crystalline elastomers121
Emerging applications of zeolites in catalysis, separation and host–guest assembly119
Engineered living biomaterials119
Anisotropic reticular chemistry118
Extracellular vesicles versus synthetic nanoparticles for drug delivery117
From molecular to supramolecular electronics117
Controlling polymer properties through the shape of the molecular-weight distribution115
Engineered materials for in vivo delivery of genome-editing machinery114
The role of polymer mechanochemistry in responsive materials and additive manufacturing110
The kinetics of metal oxide photoanodes from charge generation to catalysis109
Bioinspiration in light harvesting and catalysis109
Multiple nanoemulsions109
Electronic-structure methods for twisted moiré layers108
A reticular chemistry guide for the design of periodic solids108
Emerging materials intelligence ecosystems propelled by machine learning107
3D-printed multifunctional materials enabled by artificial-intelligence-assisted fabrication technologies107
Biomaterial-based antimicrobial therapies for the treatment of bacterial infections107
Transition-metal coordinate bonds for bioinspired macromolecules with tunable mechanical properties103
Engineered disorder in photonics100
Advances in coherent magnonics100
Design of therapeutic biomaterials to control inflammation97
Reducing environmental plastic pollution by designing polymer materials for managed end-of-life97
Material properties and applications of mechanically interlocked polymers97
Crystal-phase and surface-structure engineering of ruthenium nanocrystals95
Fibre-based composites from the integration of metal–organic frameworks and polymers92
Clinical translation of silica nanoparticles90
Machine learning for continuous innovation in battery technologies87
Collagen: quantification, biomechanics and role of minor subtypes in cartilage86
The fundamentals and applications of ferroelectric HfO283
Superatoms in materials science83
Dissecting and rebuilding the glioblastoma microenvironment with engineered materials82
Dynamical memristors for higher-complexity neuromorphic computing79
Transport, magnetic and optical properties of Weyl materials79
Defect activity in metal halide perovskites with wide and narrow bandgap78
Processing and application of high-temperature superconducting coated conductors76
Low-tech solutions for the COVID-19 supply chain crisis76
Theoretical insights into the surface physics and chemistry of redox-active oxides75
Designing spatial and temporal control of vaccine responses74
Flexible self-charging power sources71
Engineered platforms for topological superconductivity and Majorana zero modes67
Lithium-film ceramics for solid-state lithionic devices65
Machine learning in combinatorial polymer chemistry63
Status and perspectives of crystalline silicon photovoltaics in research and industry61
Weyl, Dirac and high-fold chiral fermions in topological quantum matter60
Highly efficient perovskite LEDs59
Methane transformation by photocatalysis58
Electronic defects in metal oxide photocatalysts58
Insight into the structures and dynamics of organic semiconductors through solid-state NMR spectroscopy57
Atomically precise control in the design of low-nuclearity supported metal catalysts57
Increasing the size and complexity of discrete 2D metallosupramolecules56
Electrochemical ion insertion from the atomic to the device scale56
Dynamic and reconfigurable materials from reversible network interactions55
Engineering high-coherence superconducting qubits55
Materials, physics and systems for multicaloric cooling54
Let’s talk about lipid nanoparticles54
Soft wearable devices for deep-tissue sensing53
Excitonic devices with van der Waals heterostructures: valleytronics meets twistronics53
Perovskite-related ReO3-type structures53
Hydrogel interfaces for merging humans and machines50
Pushing the limit of 3d transition metal-based layered oxides that use both cation and anion redox for energy storage49
Nanostructuring versus microstructuring in battery electrodes49
The electrical conductivity of solution-processed nanosheet networks49
Anomalous Hall antiferromagnets48
Mining our green future47
A roadmap for the commercialization of perovskite light emitters47
Drug delivery to the central nervous system47
Topological materials discovery from crystal symmetry47
Exploiting the paddle-wheel mechanism for the design of fast ion conductors47
Total synthesis of colloidal matter46
Hydration-induced reversible deformation of biological materials45
Oxide spin-orbitronics: spin–charge interconversion and topological spin textures45
Designing modern aqueous batteries44
Ferroelectric domain walls for nanotechnology44
Autonomous materials systems from active liquid crystals40
Materials control of the epigenetics underlying cell plasticity40
Integrating plant molecular farming and materials research for next-generation vaccines40
How to organize an online conference39
Plasma pyrolysis for a sustainable hydrogen economy39
Clinical translation of long-acting drug delivery formulations38
Responsive materials architected in space and time36
Two-dimensional material inks35
Organelle-level precision with next-generation targeting technologies35
Superelectrodes for supercapacitors32
Emerging exciton physics in transition metal dichalcogenide heterobilayers32
Materials challenges for trapped-ion quantum computers32
The future of near-field communication-based wireless sensing32
Topological acoustics31
Understanding electrified interfaces30
Regulating trained immunity with nanomedicine30
Engineering the multiscale complexity of vascular networks30
Rare-earth recycling needs market intervention28
Molecular engineering of contact interfaces for high-performance perovskite solar cells27
Solutions to plastic pollution27
Innovations to decarbonize materials industries27
Clinical translation of nanoparticles for neural stimulation24
Nanoreactors for particle synthesis22
A lab in the pocket21
Electrostatic gating and intercalation in 2D materials20
Organ chips, organoids and the animal testing conundrum19
Organic batteries for a greener rechargeable world19
Polymeric particle-based therapies for acute inflammatory diseases19
Ferroelectric order in van der Waals layered materials18
Resonating randomness18
A sustainable future for plastics considering material safety and preserved value18
Valleytronics with a twist18
Two-dimensional diamonds from sp2-to-sp3 phase transitions17
The multifaceted potential applications of organic photovoltaics17
Automated molecular-image cytometry and analysis in modern oncology16
Chemistry and materials science for a sustainable circular polymeric economy16
Time to kick-start text mining for biomaterials16
Human- and machine-centred designs of molecules and materials for sustainability and decarbonization15
From lipids to lipid nanoparticles to mRNA vaccines15
A framework for developing sex-specific engineered heart models15
Hidden, entangled and resonating order14
Bespoke crystalline hybrids towards the next generation of white LEDs14
Visible-light-driven polymerization towards the green synthesis of plastics14
Reproducible, high-performance perovskite solar cells13
Stability challenges for the commercialization of perovskite–silicon tandem solar cells13
System of sequences in multivariate reticular structures13
Semitransparent organic photovoltaics for building-integrated photovoltaic applications13
Biointerface design for vertical nanoprobes13
Passive, active and endogenous organ-targeted lipid and polymer nanoparticles for delivery of genetic drugs13
Author Correction: Lipid nanoparticles for mRNA delivery12
A world without electronic waste12
Materials for extreme environments12
New directions and dimensions for bioengineered models of fibrosis11
Lasting impact of lipid nanoparticles11
Functionalizing DNA origami to investigate and interact with biological systems11
Mucosa-interfacing electronics11
Machine learning methods to model multicellular complexity and tissue specificity11
A new resolution quest in electron microscopy11
Machine learning for a sustainable energy future11
Host responses to implants revealed by intravital microscopy10
We exist. We are your peers.10
Virtual conferences get real10
Materials and devices for immersive virtual reality10
COVID-19 highlights the model dilemma in biomedical research9
The need to recognize and reward academic service9
Light-emitting materials for wearable electronics9
Perspectives on disparities in scientific visibility8
Automated synthesis and characterization techniques for solar fuel production8
Materials for chiral light control8
Materials, assemblies and reaction systems under rotation8
Understanding ligand-protected noble metal nanoclusters at work8
High-entropy materials go nano6
Some transformations happen within6
The protein corona from nanomedicine to environmental science6